Innovation Seminars


FPT-UBD Innovation Lab Showcase

Nov 28, 2018, 9:30 AM

FPT-UBD Innovation Lab is a software development training jointly conducted by FPT, the largest IT enterprise in Vietnam and UBD. It is an intensive 16-week programme. In this showcase, you will find out about the programme that have trained participants from diverse background as well as see the showcase of the projects from the participants who have completed the programme.

Problems are a good thing

Nov 1, 2018, 2:30 PM

Speaker: Chris Bunte, PhD, J.D.

Speaker's Profile: Chris is the Head of Xinova’s Singapore office, and VP of Innovation in the Innovation Services Group. He has been based in Singapore since 2010, helping companies solve technical and commercial problems through the use of open innovation. Chris earned a law degree (J.D.) from University of Houston and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Stanford University. He is a US lawyer and licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Venue: Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences Extension Building

Abstract: Xinova is a collective of 12,000+ innovators located across 70 countries dedicated to turning big problems into bigger solutions. Xinova is based in Seattle with offices & locations in Seoul, Beijing, Bangalore, Israel, Helsinki, Vienna, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

Xinova works with large corporates like PepsiCo, Honda, Funai Japan, Meat and Livestock Australia, and Cotton Research and Development Corporation Australia to help them solve their largest research and product development challenges. The Xinova innovation community includes Universities, Research Institutes, Development Labs, Individual Innovators, Consultants. Xinova clearly defines each commercially-driven problem and looks to its innovation network to come up with exciting solutions via a carefully managed innovation process.

The seminar will introduce the diverse opportunities that Xinova brings to the UBD faculty community and explain how participation in Xinova’s expert network can help to bridge connections, both to industry and universities globally.